Many factors lead to muscle cramps in those with Celiac disease, including iron, calcium, and other nutrient deficiencies. Doctors often connect the disease to leg cramps. This symptom is usually strongest during the night and may occur in the hands, feet, neck, and shoulders as well as the legs. Though they may only last a few seconds, these cramps can be very painful. Stretching may alleviate the episodes.
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